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  1. Allentown man allegedly bites wife, fights with copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    An Allentown man accused of biting his wife is also accused of fighting with police once he was in custody. Allentown police charged Anthony L. Deas with simple assault, resisting arrest, harassment and disorderly conduct.

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  2. Allentown police bust two for prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    Authorities in Lehigh County charged a New York man with promoting prostitution after they allege he drove a woman to an Allentown hotel and rented her a room, where she could sell her services. Allentown police charged Angelo Garcia, of New York, N.Y., with transporting a prostitute into the state after he was arrested Friday with a cell phone, a bag of condoms and two keys to a room at America's Best Value Inn.

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  3. Man shot twice in Allentown; transported to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    Allentown police say a man was shot twice Monday night. The incident happened shortly after 8 p.m. in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

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  4. Folks choosing to look presidential this HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    We're less than two weeks away from Election Day, but before folks cast their ballots they are taking a close look at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to make their choice for president and as inspiration for their Halloween costumes. Impersonating the two candidates have become big this year.

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  5. Man charged in 8-year-old sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    Allentown police charged Max Warris with sexual assault, indecent assault and indecent sexual intercourse. He was arraigned late Friday night by District Judge Michael Pochron, who set bail at $15,000.

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  6. Bethlehem police searching for rape suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    A rape victim told police that her attacker drove her from Allentown and stopped for a Four Loko malt beverage before attacking her in the attic of a Bethlehem home. Bethlehem police are searching for Master Andre Edwards, who's accused of raping a woman early Saturday morning at a home in the first block of West Spruce Street.

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  7. Police say Allentown man robbed market with BB gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WFMZ

    An Allentown man is facing robbery charges after allegedly sticking up a neighborhood market with a BB gun he rented from a juvenile. Police charged Jose Figueroa with robbery, theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly robbing the Happy Dairy Market at gunpoint Sunday night.

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  8. Phantoms fall in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Phantoms opened up their third season in Allentown last Saturday with a 4-2 win over the Springfield Thunderbirds. Then Friday night, Lehigh Valley fell to five hundred, dropping one to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 5-2.

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  9. Chef Lidia Bastianich Cedar Crest College previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | WFMZ

    Chef Lidia Bastianich is coming to the Lehigh Valley next weekend and there are still tickets available for the special event. She'll be at Cedar Crest College in Allentown next Saturday afternoon to help kick off the college's "Health Starts in the Kitchen" community programming.

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  10. Departamento de Policia de Allentown enfrenta una demanda por uso de fuerza excesivaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ

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  11. Allen High School hosts forum with Dent, DoughertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ

    With Election Day less than three weeks away, students in Allentown had a chance to take part in a political discussion with some local candidates. Republican US Congressman Charlie Dent and his democratic challenger Rick Dougherty took part in a political forum this morning at William Allen High School.

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  12. Suit alleges excessive force, city says actions appropriateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A kick caught on camera, has landed an Allentown police officer in some legal trouble. A lawsuit alleges excessive force but the city says the officer did what he had to do to take down an armed robbery suspect.

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  13. Surprise visit by parole officer reveals heroin stashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ

    A Northampton County man on parole for a drug conviction is back in prison after a surprise visit from his parole officer turned up heroin. Authorities charged Christopher R. Gordon with a single felony count of possession with intent to deliver and a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  14. Weekend Anchor / ReporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    TV in Allentown, PA is accepting applications for the position of weekend anchor / weekday reporter. WFMZ is a competitive award-winning news operation, akin to a top 40 market station, but technically part of the Philadelphia DMA.

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  15. Youth basketball program expands in Lehigh ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ

    A youth basketball program that used to just be available in Allentown is expanding. The Advanced Mentoring Enrichment Network will now be available in Bethlehem and Easton, as well.

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  16. Police allege Allentown woman torched man's shackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WFMZ

    Allentown police were called to the 1500 block of South Fourth Street just after 11 a.m. Thursday to take a report from a victim who claimed someone had burned his property. The victim told police that he lived in a shack in a wooded area at the back of 1502 S. Fourth St. Police found the charred remains of the shack, which had been burned to the ground along with trees and bushes in the immediate area. 1 comment

  17. Hues of Red and Blue exhibition opens in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WFMZ

    From the debate stage to the canvas. The Allentown Art Museum opened a new exhibit focusing on the presidential election.

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  18. Coroner IDs victim of electrocutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WFMZ

    Christopher Leasure was doing electrical work at the East Penn Manufacturing plant at 147 Deka Road in Richmond Township when he came in contact with a high-voltage wire, officials said. Leasure, 45, of East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, was rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown, where he died shortly before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Lehigh County coroner.

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  19. Authorities: Man used Craigslist ad to arrange meeting with 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WFMZ

    State investigators allege a Northampton County man spent nearly two months exchanging sexually explicit messages with who he thought was a 13-year-old girl he found through a Craigslist ad. Authorities arrested James M. Smith, of the 3100 block of Alton Drive in Bethlehem Township, Wednesday night after he showed up at a park to meet the teen he'd been chatting with online since late August. 1 comment

  20. Allentown City Council seeks clarification on salariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | WFMZ

    Allentown Council Vice President Daryl Hendricks is seeking answers as to how much some city employees recently hired by Mayor Ed Pawlowski are being paid and who decides those salaries - city council or the mayor. Hendricks made the comments during Wednesday night's city council meeting. 1 comment

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